Bart Ruud

Baltimore Ravine plan sparks questions

With interest, I note there is a copy of the Baltimore Ravine Specific Plan, dated Oct. 5, 2009, on file at the Auburn Placer County Library. Auburnites should read this plan and ...

Scaled back Auburn plans for Baltimore Ravine on front burner again

Scaled-back plans for Auburn’s last large vacant tract of developable land are moving toward a planning commission hearing Dec. 15. But instead of 1,203 residential units on 294 ...

City must battle for business

The day will arrive when the Auburn area will become home for a box store like Costco. A recent Auburn Journal headline suggests such a store might fit in the Luther Road-Highway 4 ...

Plan to honor athletes trudges on

More than two-dozen concerned citizens attended Tuesday’s Endurance Capital Committee meeting, many unhappy with the Downtown plaza’s sports focus. Committee members attempted ...

Who hijacked naming rights?

The many letters written in response to the re-naming of Central Square to Endurance Square does not surprise us. We agree with Bart Ruud (Reader Input, Aug. 11) and the other writ ...

We transcend endurance

In reference to the Auburn Streetscape improvements, I have to agree with Bart Ruud (Reader Input, Aug. 11). Central Square should remain as the name of this central part of Auburn ...

Endurance Square sells Auburn short

I must agree that the Western States 100 Mile Run and the Tevis Cup horse race are important elements of Auburn’s reputation. But in the scope of our community’s history, they ...

Bow to history in naming city square

The July 17 Auburn Journal editorial begged our citizenry to weigh in on its thoughts regarding Streetscape, a part of which has been the apparent renaming of our Central Square as ...

Experience it live

After a 30-year absence, live performances are coming back to the State Theater. The Downtown Auburn theater has been the focus of a community-wide volunteer effort to re-create ...

It’s the everyday volunteers who make Auburn rich

Bart Ruud doesn’t seek the limelight. So when he wins a major award for volunteerism one day, lands on the front page on another, and climbs into the front seat for Auburn’s an ...